Ethiopia secures US$451m in funding to help farmers adopt to climate change

ETHIOPIA – International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Ethiopia have signed an agreement to fund the Lowlands Livelihood Resilience Project by injecting US$451m funded through a combination of debt and grant. The financing agreement […]

IFAD pumps US$150m into Kenya’s aquaculture sector to boost production

KENYA – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is implementing a US$150 million (Shs15 billion) aquaculture project in Kenya that seeks to boost fish production in the country. Funded by the IFAD, the eight-year […]

AfricaRice teams up with Africa Harvest to boost rice production in East Africa

EAST AFRICA – Africa Rice Centre has partnered with Africa Harvest Biotech Foundation International in a project that seeks to boost rice production in East Africa. With the support of International Fund for Agricultural Development […]

IFAD partners with Rwanda in US$80m project to enhance food security

RWANDA – The International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) has partnered with Rwanda in funding the US$80 million (Rwf71bn) Kayonza Irrigation Integrated Watershed Management Project (KIIWP) aimed at improving food security. According to a New […]

Uganda’s Chemiphar secures US$1m funding to facilitate agriculture exports

UGANDA – Chemiphar (U) Ltd, an internationally accredited analytical laboratory in Uganda, has received a total of US$1 million (UGX3.750 billion) funding aimed at boosting agriculture exports in the country. The funding was facilitated by […]

IFAD partners with Rwanda in US$1.3m project to boost dairy sector

RWANDA – The International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture in Rwanda have unveiled $1.3 million (Rwf1.1 billion) worth of equipment aimed at improving the dairy sector.   Through […]

IFAD injects US$117.81m to boost agriculture sector in Tanzania

TANZANIA – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is set to inject over US$117.81 million (Tshs127bn) to Tanzania’s agricultural sector to support projects in the country for the three-year period, effective next year. IFAD […]